Encyclical - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈsɪklɪkl|  American pronunciation of the word encyclical
Brit.  |ɛnˈsɪklɪk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word encyclical

noun

- a letter from the pope sent to all Roman Catholic bishops throughout the world

adjective

- intended for wide distribution

Word forms

noun
singular: encyclical
plural: encyclicals
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